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Designing an Azure Data Solution (DP-201)

Detailed Course Outline

Module 1: Data Platform Architecture Considerations In this module, the students will learn how to design and build secure, scalable and performant solutions in Azure by examining the core principles found in every good architecture. They will learn how using key principles throughout your architecture regardless of technology choice, can help you design, build, and continuously improve your architecture for an organizations benefit. Lessons

  • Core Principles of Creating Architectures
  • Design with Security in Mind
  • Performance and Scalability
  • Design for availability and recoverability
  • Design for efficiency and operations
  • Case Study

Lab : Case Study

  • Core principles for creating architectures
  • Design with security in mind
  • Consider performance and scalability
  • Design for availability and recoverability
  • Design for efficiency and operations

After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Describe the core principles for creating architectures
  • Design with Security in mind
  • Consider performance and scalability
  • Design for availability and recoverability
  • Design for efficiency and operations
  • Understand the course Case Study

Module 2: Azure Batch Processing Reference Architectures In this module, the student will learn the reference design and architecture patterns for dealing with the batch processing of data. The student will be exposed to dealing with the movement of data from on-premises systems into a cloud data warehouse and how it can be automated. The student will also be exposed to an AI architecture and how the data platform can integrate with an AI solution. Lessons

  • Lambda architectures from a Batch Mode Perspective
  • Design an Enterprise BI solution in Azure
  • Automate enterprise BI solutions in Azure
  • Architect an Enterprise-grade Conversational Bot in Azure

Lab : Architect an Enterprise-grade Conversational Bot in Azure

  • Lambda architectures from a Batch Mode Perspective
  • Designing an Enterprise BI solution in Azure
  • Automate an Enterprise BI solution in Azure
  • Automate an Enterprise BI solution in Azure
  • After completing this module, students will be able to:
  • Describe Lambda architectures from a Batch Mode Perspective
  • Design an Enterprise BI solution in Azure
  • Automate enterprise BI solutions in Azure
  • Architect an Enterprise-grade conversational bot in Azure

Module 3: Azure Real-Time Reference Architectures In this module, the student will learn the reference design and architecture patterns for dealing with streaming data. They will learn how streaming data can be ingested by Event Hubs and Stream Analytics to deliver real-time analysis of data. They will also explore a data science architecture the streams data into Azure Databricks to perform trend analysis. They will finally learn how an Internet of Things (IoT) architecture will require data platform technologies to store data. Lessons

  • Lambda architectures for a Real-Time Perspective
  • Lambda architectures for a Real-Time Perspective
  • Design a stream processing pipeline with Azure Databricks
  • Create an Azure IoT reference architecture

Lab : Azure Real-Time Reference Architectures

  • Describe Lambda architectures for a Real-Time Mode Perspective
  • Architect a stream processing pipeline with Azure Stream Analytics
  • Design a stream processing pipeline with Azure Databricks
  • Create an Azure IoT reference architecture

After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Lambda architectures for a Real-Time Mode Perspective
  • Architect a stream processing pipeline with Azure Stream Analytics
  • Design a stream processing pipeline with Azure Databricks
  • Create an Azure IoT reference architecture

Module 4: Data Platform Security Design Considerations In this module, the student will learn how to incorporate security into your architecture design and discover the tools that Azure provides to help you create a secure environment through all the layers of your architecture. Lessons

  • Defense in Depth Security Approach
  • Network Level Protection
  • Identity Protection
  • Encryption Usage
  • Advanced Threat Protection

Lab : Data Platform Security Design Considerations

  • Defense in Depth Security Approach
  • Network Level Protection
  • Identity Protection
  • Encryption Usage
  • Advanced Threat Protection

After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Defense in Depth Security Approach
  • Network Level Protection
  • Identity Protection
  • Encryption Usage
  • Advanced Threat Protection

Module 5: Designing for Resiliency and Scale In this module, student will learn scaling services to handle load. They will learn how identifying network bottlenecks and optimizing your storage performance are important to ensure your users have the best experience. They will also learn how to handle infrastructure and service failure, recover from the loss of data, and recover from a disaster by designing availability and recoverability into your architecture. Lessons

  • Design Backup and Restore strategies
  • Optimize Network Performance
  • Design for Optimized Storage and Database Performance
  • Design for Optimized Storage and Database Performance
  • Incorporate Disaster Recovery into Architectures
  • Design Backup and Restore strategies

Lab : Designing for Resiliency and Scale

  • Adjust Workload Capacity by Scaling
  • Optimize Network Performance
  • Design for Optimized Storage and Database Performance
  • Design a Highly Available Solution
  • Incorporate Disaster Recovery into Architectures
  • Design Backup and Restore strategies

After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Adjust Workload Capacity by Scaling
  • Optimize Network Performance
  • Design for Optimized Storage and Database Performance
  • Design a Highly Available Solution
  • Incorporate Disaster Recovery into Architectures
  • Design Backup and Restore strategies

Module 6: Design for Efficiency and Operations In this module, students will learn how to design an Azure architecture that is operationally-efficient and minimizes costs by reducing spend, they will understand how to design architectures that eliminates waste and gives them full visibility into what is being utilized in your organizations Azure environment. Lessons

  • Maximizing the Efficiency of your Cloud Environment
  • Use Monitoring and Analytics to Gain Operational Insights
  • Use Automation to Reduce Effort and Error

Lab : Design for Efficiency and Operations

  • Maximize the Efficiency of your Cloud Environment
  • Use Monitoring and Analytics to Gain Operational Insights
  • Use Automation to Reduce Effort and Error

After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Maximize the Efficiency of your Cloud Environment
  • Use Monitoring and Analytics to Gain Operational Insights
  • Use Automation to Reduce Effort and Error